Gulf of California porpoise is one of 100 species on the brink of extinction -- report


Bionero, Jeju, Korea

The vaquita (Phocoena sinus), a small porpoise that lives exclusively in the upper Gulf of California in Mexico, is listed as one of the 100 most-endangered wild species and is in critical danger of extinction, concluded scientistsfrom the Species Survival Commission of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The IUCN is meeting in Jeju, Korea.

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